Parametric and index triggers

A selection of articles and papers on parametric and index triggers, their use within reinsurance and catastrophe bond contracts as well as industry loss or parametric risk transfer structures.

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Under Starter’s Orders: Pros and cons of indemnity and parametric triggers
Risk Management Solutions 2008

Five Index Trigger benefits for Catastrophe Bond Sponsors
Tom Johansmeyer Mar 2014

The choice of trigger in an Insurance Linked Security: The Brevity Risk Case
Richard MacMinn & Andreas Richter 2007

Climate Services and Index Triggers
International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Modeling Loss Index Triggers for Cat Bonds: A Continuous Approach
Casualty Actuarial Society

Pricing Double-Trigger Reinsurance Contracts: Financial Versus Acturial Approach
Helmut Grundl & Hato Schmeiser Apr 2002

Trigger Happy…
Insider Quarterly 2011

Parametric Insurance Cover for Natural Catastrophe Risks
Serghei Mărgulescu & Elena Mărgulescu

Parametric Solutions
Swiss Re May 2012

Financial Adaptation Through Parametric Inurance Products
Daniel E. Peterson, Center for Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources 2010

Parametric insurance solutions should play larger role in catastrophe coverage
Swiss Re

Creating safety nets through semi-parametric index-based insurance: A simulation for Northern Ghana
Vasco Molini, Michiel Keyzer, Bart van den Boom and Wouter Zant

Pulling the Parametric Trigger
Canadian 2008

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